Should schools be reopened now?

Many of you participated in the survey on reopening of schools and given current circumstances, when should schools be opened. Below is the survey report:

School Reopening Survey

LocalCircles is escalating the same to Central and State Governments for consideration. You are welcome to share the report link with other parents and teachers in your school as well as via social media with your Chief Minister/District Magistrate. Also, if you have additional inputs, please share the same. more  

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As per the survey, there is marked variation in the opinions expressed Region wise . As we see , " Many parents in North India expect COVID-19 combined with Oct-Nov smog will only make the situation worse for children Read more at: " https://www.localcircles.com/a/press/page/school-reopening-during-covid-19#.X4kDzDNX40M

Under this situation All India can wait till the festivals are over and take a decision . more  
Decision left to Parents and States. States to monitor Institutions and guide People more  
Schools should not open when cases are surging. It is fine if students lose a year, but their lives are important. We need to ensure students are mentally healthy during these times too. more  
No its too risky lest there may be a second one wave . more  
39 Students of A School in Village Effected with Corona in Tuition more  
Schools should reopen with all precautions, and following protocols and safety measures like periodic sanitisation, compulsory mask compliance and enforcement, distancing, segregation and staggering of of class timings, health check up, monitoring and reporting including students home conditions etc. We have accept the new norms. more  
Do you think all these are possible with the children? more  
The schools should be opened at the earliest with precautions. There
should be 2 shifts to observe social distancing. The shutting down of
schools for years will affect the career of students. The double loss must
be avoided - 1) Paying salaries to teachers for doing nothing ii)Loss
of studies to students. Isolated cases of corona should not result in
standstill of education. more  
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